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Civil Law 3.1 Intro To Civil Law. Torts: A Civil Wrong. In civil law, when a person commits a wrong, we call it a tort . Plaintiff : the harmed individual in a civil law suit Defendant : the wrongdoer in a civil law suit Damages : money paid by the defendant to compensate for injuries.

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torts a civil wrong
Torts: A Civil Wrong
  • In civil law, when a person commits a wrong, we call it a tort.
  • Plaintiff: the harmed individual in a civil law suit
  • Defendant: the wrongdoer in a civil law suit
  • Damages: money paid by the defendant to compensate for injuries
liability
Liability
  • Liability: legal responsibility
    • This is not the same as moral responsibility--
  • Tort law deals with two basic questions:
    • Who should be responsible for harm caused?
    • How much should the responsible person pay?
tort law
Tort Law
  • Tort law occurs when one person causes injury to another person, their property, or their reputation.
    • The injured party (plaintiff) takes the wrongdoer (defendant) to court. Tort law provides the plaintiff with a remedy (something to make up for what was lost).
  • Tort law establishes standards of care that society expects from people. You must act with reasonable care toward people and their property.
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